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November 1980

Progressive Facial Hemiatrophy: Report of a Case Associated With Ewing's Sarcoma

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Pediatrics (Dr Paradise) and the Divisions of Oncology (Dr Raney) and Surgery (Dr Whitaker), Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Am J Dis Child. 1980;134(11):1065-1067. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1980.02130230045014

• A child with progressive facial hemiatrophy (PFHA) later had Ewing's sarcoma develop. During seizures presumably related to her PFHA, she suffered pathologic fractures on two occasions. The second of these might have been avoided had her condition been better understood.

(Am J Dis Child 134:1065-1067, 1980)

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